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bean

(bēn),
The flattened seed, contained in a pod, of various leguminous plants. Beans of pharmacologic significance are alphabetized by specific name.
[O.E. bean]

bean

Etymology: ME, bene
the pod-enclosed flattened seed of numerous leguminous plants. Beans used in pharmacological preparations are alphabetized by specific name.
Drug slang A regional term for any dollop of abuse substance—e.g., amphetamine, crack cocaine, depressant, mescaline
Nutrition A protein-rich plant seed
Examples Baked, black, kidney, lentil, navy, pinto, red, soy, white; beans are high in folic acid, manganese, and soluble fiber, and may decrease the risk of cancer of lung and pancreas, neural tube defects, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, and DM

bean

see egg tooth.

Patient discussion about bean

Q. am allergic to all nuts and seeds, is it possible to be allergic to all legumes as well ie soy beans

A. Yes, it's possible, although not extremely common. You can read more here (http://www.emedicinehealth.com/food_allergy/page2_em.htm)

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Spain has a wealth of great ingredients, and among the cuisine's hallmarks are "lots of smoky flavors, lots of Spanish olive oil, lots of almonds, garlic, parsley, paprika, saffron, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, lamb, a ton of fish (due to one of the longest coast lines in Europe) - lots of clams, shrimp, whole baked fish (like sea bass, turbot), beans, rice and potatoes.
The net result of sorting is a broad range of potential defects to match the wide spectrum of events experienced by the red, ripe cherry before, during and after picking and the bean as it moves through the various washing, drying and cleaning stages of on-farm processing.
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